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Bee Pollen - All-Day Everyday Energy - Nature's Ultimate Superfood!

Bee Pollen – The Most Nutritionally Complete Food in Nature

Have you seen those little golden granules on top of acai bowls, smoothies and muesli? Sitting there like sunshine in a bowl?!  If you have, you might know they’re Bee pollen granules—nature’s very own super-supplement giving you an all-day energy boost and making sure you enjoy every day.

Packed full of over 250 different nutrients – containing almost all the nutrients needed by our body, bee pollen is one of the most complete foods that helps us feel fantastic and make the most of life. Bee Pollen is nature's insurance policy against nutritionally deficiencies with all of its nutrients working in perfect harmony. Bee Pollen could indeed be nature's most complete multi-vitamin/mineral product. 

New Zealand Bee Pollen has been known to have incredible healing properties and holds a special place in abeeco’s heart. It was the first product we sold twenty-five years ago when we opened. Over the years, we’ve added more New Zealand bee pollen products to our range, including Supabee for Men and Supabee for Women


What is Bee Pollen?

Bees harvest the pollen from flowers. When it’s mixed with enzymes and nectar, it resembles little granules. 

Bee Pollen is made from flower pollen, nectar, honey and wax that the bee collects on her legs while searching the flowers for food. And all this goodness that it collects contains proteins, amino acids, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals.

Containing over 250 natural compounds, New Zealand Bee Pollen is one of the best natural supplements you can take for boosting energy levels and supporting your immune system. It’s like mother nature decided to make her own brand of multi-nutrient.

Just one teaspoon (5g) of bee pollen contains around

1.75g protein

16 calories

2g carbohydrates

Such a tiny amount of golden bee pollen packs a heavy-weight punch when it comes to protein-containing weight for weight the same amount as high protein meat and eggs.

  • 14 fatty acids
  • 12 vitamins
  • 22 amino acids
  • 27 minerals
  • 11 enzymes and co-enzymes


So, why should I take Bee Pollen?

Bee Pollen has been used for thousands of years as a wholesome, natural source of bioactive nutrients. As a food or supplement, it’s been used in the management of many health conditions.

The nutrients found in New Zealand Bee Pollen help you make the most of every day. Supporting you to feel energetic, calmer and achieve more every day.

Bee Pollen is packed full of vitamins, minerals, amino acids, enzymes and other bioactive compounds, which can help you stay grounded and calm if you’re feeling physical or emotional stress. 

It also may help reduce allergies and boost your immunity, as bee pollen contains elements that could kill harmful bacteria and activate your immune system. Amazing bee pollen contains nutrients that can also help support your liver, reduce the symptoms of menopause, protect your long-term health and reduce inflammation.


How to get your hands on NZ Bee Pollen?

NZ Bee Pollen is the best you can get anywhere in the world because of our clean, green environment. 

At abeeco, we now stock both bee pollen capsules and bee pollen granules.

Thousands of our customers tell us that taking New Zealand Bee Pollen helps them:

  • Have a huge difference in energy levels
  • Wake up feeling revitalized
  • Have a better quality sleep
  • Stop the mid-afternoon energy dip
  • Get fewer colds and flu 

We’ve got 2 choices now – Bee Pollen Capsules or our new Bee Pollen Granules.  

Bee Pollen capsules

Choose formulations for super-boosting energy, for men or women, or bee pollen on its’ own. Great if you want a quick and convenient option. The bottle fits easily into your bag and is a good way to take bee pollen wherever you are.

Bee Pollen granules

We love taking bee pollen granules. They’re so versatile, and great if you don’t like taking capsules.

Here are some great ideas for using the granules;

  • In smoothies and shakes
  • Sprinkled on porridge, muesli or yoghurt
  • Sprinkled over avocado on toast or onto toast with honey.
  • Added to a serving of ice cream and hot chocolate sauce
  • Add to any cold dessert
  • As a salad or roast veggie topper
  • Place Bee Pollen onto a piece of tin foil then take a peeled banana and roll it into the bee pollen and toasted coconut.
  • Add a tablespoon of Bee Pollen to beef casseroles or beef stir-fries
  • Add Bee Pollen to salsa, home-made salad dressing and sandwiches.
  • Mix Bee Pollen, chia seeds and cinnamon together with mashed banana and yoghurt (any flavour) and spread onto raisin toast.  


Super-size your Bee Pollen Superfood

Did you know that having Bee Pollen with your honey (think Manuka Honey and Bee Pollen on your smoothie bowl)  may amplify the superfood effects of Bee Pollen? Research has found that taking both boosts the antioxidant power you get. Try this new abeeco MGO 350+ Manuka Honey  produced deep in the rugged Taranaki bush with a complex, aromatic, honey flavour. 


How to choose bee pollen

It’s important to choose the right bee pollen, and we recommend New Zealand bee pollen because it’s harvested right here in clean, green New Zealand.

Because it’s so rare, much of the bee pollen sold is from overseas sources. Abeeco bee pollen has been tested by the commerce commission to confirm it’s 100% NZ bee pollen.

Explore our abeeco bee pollen products.

Find out more about bee pollen here and in this blog.


Research

Denisow, B., & Denisow‐Pietrzyk, M. (2016). Biological and therapeutic properties of bee pollen: a review. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture96(13), 4303-4309.

Feás, X., Vázquez-Tato, M. P., Estevinho, L., Seijas, J. A., & Iglesias, A. (2012). Organic bee pollen: botanical origin, nutritional value, bioactive compounds, antioxidant activity and microbiological quality. Molecules17(7), 8359-8377.

Ishikawa, Y., Tokura, T., Nakano, N., Hara, M., Niyonsaba, F., Ushio, H., ... & Ogawa, H. (2008). Inhibitory effect of honeybee-collected pollen on mast cell degranulation in vivo and in vitro. Journal of medicinal food11(1), 14-20.

Juszczak L, Gałkowska D, Ostrowska M, Socha R. Antioxidant activity of honey supplemented with bee products. Nat Prod Res. 2016 Jun;30(12):1436-9.

Kieliszek, M., Piwowarek, K., Kot, A. M., Błażejak, S., Chlebowska-Śmigiel, A., & Wolska, I. (2018). Pollen and bee bread as new health-oriented products: A review. Trends in Food Science & Technology71, 170-180.

Kowalski S, Makarewicz M. Functional properties of honey supplemented with bee bread and propolis. Nat Prod Res. 2017 Nov;31(22):2680-2683.

Küpeli Akkol E, Orhan DD, Gürbüz I, Yesilada E. In vivo activity assessment of a "honey-bee pollen mix" formulation. Pharm Biol. 2010 Mar;48(3):253-9.

Li, Q. Q., Wang, K., Marcucci, M. C., Sawaya, A. C. H. F., Hu, L., Xue, X. F., ... & Hu, F. L. (2018). Nutrient-rich bee pollen: A treasure trove of active natural metabolites. Journal of functional foods49, 472-484.

Morgano, M. A., Milani, R. F., Martins, M. C., & Rodriguez-Amaya, D. B. (2011). Determination of water content in Brazilian honeybee-collected pollen by Karl Fischer titration. Food Control22(10), 1604-1608.

Münstedt K, Voss B, Kullmer U, Schneider U, Hübner J. Bee pollen and honey for the alleviation of hot flushes and other menopausal symptoms in breast cancer patients. Mol Clin Oncol. 2015 Jul;3(4):869-874.

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